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again. mike? >> reporter: well, the big story now is power outages. there are more than 11,000 people without power. a big chunk are in baltimore city. 5400 also, in the pikesville area. it's not a day you want to be without air-conditioning. >> reporter: another day of heat and frustration. particularly among gbe customers in the peak rewards program. she's in a it degree home with her 5 month old niece and her dog. >> it's not coming on. i'm getting all [ indiscernible ] feel how hots the. you can feel the heat. how you doing? air-conditioning working? >> no, it's burning up. >> reporter: volunteers made sure people were okay in the record breaking heat wave. first of all, they have the fans and whatever. >> reporter: today was cooler than yesterday, the power systems were stressed. thousands were without power. >> when you add to it, more and more power running through the lines and you factor in the external temperatures. a lot of power lines are aboveground. >> it keeps me cool. >> reporter: there have been 20 deaths nationwide since the heat wave began. >> reporter: city pools h
was ready to try again to do something big to control the debt. the ensuing days, the two sides forged common ground on the strategy raising the debt limit and cutting more than $4 trillion out of the federal budget that would take place through 2021. the speaker put out a statement in connection with the comments he made to the press yesterday. here is a bit of it for you. he said: in the end, he writes, we couldn't connect. not because of different importants, but different visions for our country. the president is emphatic taxes have to be raised. i know that tax increases destroy jobs. the next page, mr. boehner goes on to say, the president is adamant we can't make changes to entitlement program. i know the programs won't be there for my daughter's generation unless significant action is taken now. i have decided to end conversations with the white house and begin conversations with the leaders in the senate in an effort to find a path forward. again, the leaders are going to the white house today to meet with the president. the minority leader also putting out a statement becaus
in west virginia, a little up in southern pennsylvania. the big storms are in the i-80, i-90 corridor across northwest pennsylvania. they are getting big storms now. eventually we could see more storms this afternoon and this evening just because it is hot and it is humid. right now it is nice. it was down last hour to 79. but we're back up to 81. i don't know if that means we're going to keep rising from this point on. i kind of doubt it. 79 is the record high minimum temperature that is in the record books, and we tied that now. at the inner harbor, the temperature is 88 degrees. the humidity is up, the barometer is down. for the time being, the barometer is rising. as soon as it starts to heat up today, it will fall again. at b.w.i. marshall, 106 is the high. the old record was 101. inner harbor jumped all the way to 108 degrees. overnight temperatures last night on friday, early friday morning, never got into the 70's. right now annapolis 84. 79 camebridge. 87 on the boardwalk. parkton 78. 81 westminster. 77 frederick. 60's and 70's. satellite image shows that thunderstorm activit
chances. we will continue with the -- rain a chance. we will continue with the big story, which is warmer temperatures. a record of 101. 81 degrees at the airport. the record high minimum temperature for the day. we will see if we can do that again today or tonight rather. a couple of the splotches of orange indicating temperatures near 90. a couple of ratings have fallen down to 60. rain shower activity is shrinking. strong storms in the upper mississippi valley. hot air continues for a while. the stream of moisture and heat coming from the central part of the region. this is moving further south, allowing some more disturbance activity and hind -- hines states moving in. nationwide, these red places indicate places that hit 100 or higher. once again in the carolinas up the eastern seaboard. a big chunk of the central part of the area. hazing in the mud the overnight. brain chances will be tapering off. -- hazy and muggy overnight. rain chances will be tapering off. it will feel like 110 tomorrow and a heat warning will be in effect for much of our viewing area, north of pennsylvania, to
-- since we spoke at 10:00. it's 91 now, not a good sign. the big headline is we do this again tomorrow. check out our high temperatures today, 102 at national. that was within 1 degree of the record. we shattered that record at dulles, an all time high for dulles, 106 at bwi with 107 at the inner harbor of baltimore. we do want to warn you saturday is also going to be really hot. it might not get to 102, but we'll probably get to 100 or 101 degrees and it's all about that humidity as you know. check out the heatwave. we've still got the heat dome on top of us centered across the east coast even as far north as maine there were triple digit temperatures today. tomorrow we'll be right back inside the heat dome and we want you to be ready for not only the triple digit heat, but the fact it will feel like it's about 115 degrees. today we actually had a heat index of 120. that's the most humid day we've had since july 16th, 1980. check out temperatures. at 11:00 we're at 91 in the city, almost everyone else in the 80s. that's the only place at 91. that's typical of the city to stay hotter,
in the unbearable heat. that is our big story tonight. we're now in day six of the latest heat wave to hit maryland. an excessive heat warning remains in effect until late this evening as temperatures creep into the triple digits. john collins is in the weather center. is there an end in sight? >> it cannot last too much longer. three days to get 100, including today. 102 tied the record today. we had a quick shower this morning at the airport. there was isolated thunderstorm activity around the area. there was less than 1 inch of th-- at the airport. the humidity is still relatively high. at the inner harbor and science center, it is still 102 degrees. the high humidity makes it feel more like 110 degrees. sheldon is at the pool. we will see how it is cooling off there. >> the temperature is not the only thing rising out here. apparently, tempers are also rising. the pool is apparently closed for an aerobics even. for the few people able to get into the pool and cool off, they're not the only ones trying to beat the heat. the annals of the baltimore zoo -- the animals at the baltimore zoo appeared
on making a big deal at >> i went and looked outside to see a wall, a giant cloud of dust and smoke rising from the plaza area where the bombing occurred. and i could see the debris spreading outwards and people kind of being covered with it in the same sense that i saw on september 11th living in new york city. i had many of the same visual cues from the attacks of a i, ju wt dkevendouwt ceyntnyto. punishment, notorios im. test. test. test. test. >> this and all of the other junk science that prosecution presented, i think this just kind of points out to the fact that jury got it right. and this just supports everything that i kind of suspected from the get-go. this idea that somehow there were 84 searches or this or that just wreaked at the time somebody didn't know what they were doing when they were looking at the searches. >> would you have said as a defense lawyer, what would you have done in the situation? if it just smacked of not making intelligence. >> i've had this precise case twice over with murder cases where somebody has gotten up and purported to be an expert and then taken
when we come back, but first a look at events going on around town. hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. [ male announcer ] unisom helps you fall asleep faster and stay asleep. so i wake up rested. [ male announcer ] unisom. fall asleep faster. sleep longer. >> live from television hill, wbal television news continues. >> first, a warning for pet owners. just like people, they can also suffer from heat stroke and other serious health problems because of the heat. mean jackson, a jack russell terrier. he loves to play with his ball. intois heat, he's goniing this kiddie pool is available for adoption at the spca -- aspca. >> we do not have effort and we get really hot. imagine how the field. >> take precautions -- imagine how
been not a big deal but a small deal, something that would raise the debt limit. whether it's short term or long term. he wants a longer term. the advantage he's gained in public opinion, we saw that from our poll earlier in the week. it's why, by the way, speaker boehner was right when he said in his press conference, this wasn't about personalities, it was about different visions of country. house republicans are not playing politics. it's crazy politics what they're doing and republican leaders think it may hurt the party but it's what they believe and that's why we're at this point. >> john, it's interesting, speaker boehner called his press conference a few minutes after president obama but notably after the markets had already closed. was this intentional? >> reporter: absolutely it was intentional. the speaker was trying to do what he could to minimize the fallout from the collapse of these talks. and that's why there's urgency in meetings today and also on sunday to try to come to some resolution before markets open on monday in the hope that they can avoid a negative reacti
your reward points hoping it'll pay off big? we work for you, the pit falls you can avoid. the news starts right now. >> now, abc 2news at 1211. >> even at 11:00 it's still hot. feels like the middle of the summer day at night. we want to go to wyatt who is out in the heat tonight and it's pretty hot still. >> it still is. it's muggy and in just the last hour a bit of a breeze and -- see the trees moving a bit? we are getting a bit of a prize, it's maybe not quite as stagnant. anything to break up the hazy, humid night. let's look at some of the numbers and i will tell you it has been a hot day and it's going to be a warm evening out here as we go to the maps. balmy to say the least. temperatures were currently in the 80s, we just passed them. upper 80s, high temperatures up in the mid100's and the heat warnings up for the state tomorrow starting at ten, running through eight tomorrow evening, going to be another hot one and here is the detailed hour by hour forecast. we are probably getting up to around 101. today we set the all time record, 106 at pwi. even though we trim a few
] dan charnas is here and he is the author of "the big payback," the history of the business of hip-hop. he is a journalist, screenwriter, record producer and teacher, one of the first writers for the source and part of the generation of young writers who helped create hip-hop journalism. give him a hand. [applause] and lastly mark johnson is here. he is the author of "basketball slave," the andy johnson harlem globetrotters mba story and that is quite a a title msa. mark johnson is the youngest son of andy johnson, a respected business professional and advocate for young people. he is a native of philadelphia and graduate of the university of new york at old westbury. "basketball slave" is filled with extraordinary tales about the story you never heard about the harlem globetrotters. he is going to tell us from the perspective of his father. give him a hand. [applause] okay let's start with dr. carla peterson. it has been said that your book, "black gotham," challenges many of the so-called truths about african-american history. expand on that. >> okay, so i wrote my book for the g
dismantling a rifle. neighbors were terrified. >> it's a big gun. it wiped us all out. the witness told the police, he said to her, is it bad that i don't feel anything? >> reporter: the witness said that he talked about wanting to shoot someone for months. >> it's a miracle that the officer wasn't seriously injured. >> reporter: tonight, the shooter faces several charges. wjz dug into jordan's background. he served two years at fort riley before honorably discharged. he worked here as a security guard for the past month. he received a psychological treatment this year. he had three suicide attempts, including this month. he'll be behind bars until trial. >>> and jordan faces 11 different charges all together. >>> a presidential story -- the historical society of pennsylvania says that barry landowel took a letter signed by george washington. he and others are accused of taking several items. >>> the ravens could be practicing next week, but training camp can't start until there's an agreement. the players agreed last night, but the agreement isn't ratified. they're going over it and fi
important for me also, got my big rake in living color and the thing that was significant about the show that there was a black producer on the show that ran the show. that was very important man it really inspired me. up is very significant that. ernie: and myself were in those meetings to pitch that show together. it is nowhere network comedy and it is a sad situation. >> we are going to move to a slightly different topic now. >> too much crack so we have to go on. a few years back, and this is, i'm going to see who is going to respond to this. is going to be interesting. a few years back we heard a lot of discussion about the word -- and in fact one former mayor and i'm not going to name this mayor, even decided to bury the word at a public funeral. and of course, some communities of reserved reserve the exclusive privilege of using it. so, first, where do each of you stand on this word? >> i absolutely am against it. in my life, in the communication. it is a lazy crutch to lean on and the person that uses it is actually expressing their own demonization of themselves and trying to pe
and if not replace it so the system can move properly. >> when it is in hot out, how do you keep cool? >> a big hat and ice cream. looking good. where is your favorite spot to cool down? we want to know. send your photos to "u local" at www.wbaltv.com. >> to washington now where president obama is making another attempt to restart the stalled talks on raising the debt ceiling. house speaker john boehner broke off talks on friday. this morning the president asked boehner and other congressional leaders to meet with him in an effort to find a way to avoid a u.s. default. 11 news washington bureau sally kidd has more. >> i couldn't get a phone call returned. >> president obama announcing a breakdown in debt talks with the house speaker zurg a hastily called news conference. >> the american people are desperate for folks who are willing to put aside politics just for a minute and try to get some stuff done. >> and to get a deal done, the president said he was willing to take a lot of heat from his own party. >> even if i didn't think the deal was perfect, at least it combo -- the deal was perfect, at l
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is the big weather killer. >> you're going to have a good point. stay hydrated. >> drink a lot of that. >> yeah. >> no alcohol. stay away from that. >> especially not this early. ,,, >>> the empire state building in a hot day in new york city. welcome back to the show. i'm russ mitchell. the republican party is battling president obama over raising the debt ceiling. time is running out. congress is not seem to be closer to a deal. we put together a special panel of independent voters who will tackle the question of who's to blame? jim avalon and margaret hoover are helping our series come up with some answers. that's coming up in a few moment ms. you guys look ready to go. >> ready to go. >> but first up, it's rebecca. >>> tomorrow, new york becomes it sixth state to make same-sex marriage legal. this is a huge weekend for new york city mayor michael bloomberg. the mayor will officiate the top members of this staff who personalized this issue for him. commissioner of consumer affairs jonathan minsk and chief policy advisor, john finebeck. you've been officiating. you've only done this
's going to be such a big school year. your kids will each take care of our class hamsters, lewis & clark. then i'll tell them the story of pluto, the sad little planet that was. i'll introduce them to some new friends, the fractions, and some cold blooded ones, the dinosaurs. [sfx: dinosaur growl] clark! anyway, here's what they'll need: markers, scissors, crayons, pencils, folders, juice boxes, pretzel sticks, glue sticks, tape that sticks, and glitter. so much glitter. >>> mark is here with our wjz fan sports report. it was awfully hot at the stadium. >> it was. and that's what they needed was that to get the minds off of it. baltimore sports fans are looking forward to the ravens starting camp soon. meantime there's hope that the orioles can keep fans interested. 104degrees game time, hottest in camden yards in 12 years. a bullpen missed to cool the relievers. o's starting pitcher simon throwing heat. allows just two run, that's two good starts in a row for simon. luke scott off the disabled list but he's probably going back. more pain in his shoulder after this strike out. irvin sant
is next to the big building you can see behind me, that's the government building. suddenly i feel an intense shock. the entire building was shaking for a few seconds and immediately my first thinking is, my goodness this, is an earthquake. but then i realized, you know, we're not prone to earthquakes in this part of the country, at least. that shaking subsided and i realized immediately, this has been an explosion. i looked outside my window, fortunately, my window stayed intact. but the windows and the nearby buildings were shattered. we tried to evacuate immediately. we tried to get through the main entrance and it was facing the government building. shattered glass everywhere. we couldn't go through there. i had to walk from behind. i went to the front of the building. i saw one person on the ground attended to by other people. and i was just taking photos and videos and sharing it on twitter and facebook. >> laurus, the attack -- >> absolutely. >> what we're seeing out of this and the visuals we're ge egg tt out of the united states is tragic. this is the worst in norway. can
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